Market: Mexico

Rappi obtains financing for Mexican fintech venture

Mexico’s González Calvillo, SC has helped the local branch of Colombian on-demand delivery start-up Rappi get a loan of 1 billion Mexican pesos (US$49 million).

14 September 2021

Arca buys Ecuadorean snacks producer Carlisnacks

Mexico’s Arca Continental has relied on Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (PBP) in Quito and Salaverri, Burgio & Wetzler Malbrán in Buenos Aires to purchase Ecuadorean snacks producer Carlisnacks.

08 September 2021

Mercado Livre buys logistics company in cross-border deal

The Brazilian branch of Buenos Aires-headquartered e-commerce company Mercado Libre has relied on Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri e Potenza Advogados in São Paulo and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá to acquire Brazilian logistics company Kangu.

07 September 2021

Nordex refinancing calls on several LatAm firms

German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex has enlisted Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Frankfurt as lead international counsel to obtain a refinancing, which saw it increase an existing loan by 171 million euros (US$200 million).

06 September 2021

Nader Hayaux steers BBVA-Bupa health insurance programme

Nader, Hayaux & Goebel advised and assisted healthcare insurer Bupa México in its collaboration with BBVA to create and implement a new medical expenses insurance product, in which the company acted as reinsurer.

02 September 2021

GIP buys largest private power generator in Mexico

US investment fund Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has hired six offices of Latham & Watkins LLP and Mexican firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC to acquire Saavi Energía from British counterpart Actis for US$275 million.

01 September 2021

Mexico’s Bancomext makes US$500 million bond offer

Mexican state-owned Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior (Bancomext) has hired Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Galicia Abogados in Mexico City to raise US$500 million in a Tier 2 bond issuance, which was also classified as green debt.

01 September 2021

Creel García-Cuéllar promotes five to partner

Mexican Latin Lawyer Elite firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC has announced the promotion of five lawyers to partner, strengthening its competition, finance, M&A, labour and tax groups for 2022.

31 August 2021

Pérez Correa González helps in Mexican earthquake app funding

Mexican investment fund GC Capital has enlisted local firm Pérez Correa González to renegotiate its investment in SkyAlert, an app designed to alert and warn its users about earthquakes.

26 August 2021

UK online payment company Paysafe continues LatAm expansion

Paysafe has enlisted Greenberg Traurig LLP as lead international counsel to make its second acquisition in Latin America in a couple of weeks, buying US counterpart SafetyPay and its operations in the region for US$441 million.

25 August 2021

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